Skip to comments.150 Straight Days: Treasury Says Debt Stood Still at $16,699,396,000,000
Posted on 10/16/2013 3:29:03 PM PDT by barmag25
(CNSNews.com) - Every business day since May 17, the U.S. Treasury has published a daily statement claiming that the federal debt subject to the limit set by Congress closed the day at $16,699,396,000,000about $25 million below the legal limit.
Monday, the Columbus Day holiday, according to the Daily Treasury Statement released today, marked the 150th straight day that the Treasury has said the debt subject to limit was stuck at $16,699,396,000,000.
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I believe, I believe, and Santa Claus is busy making toys for Christmas even as we speak.
At any rate when they finish paying back all of the vacationing Government employees it will sure move on up.
Actually,it’s 16,747,370,534,090.62 trillion as of 10/15/2013,but let’s not bicker over who owes who.
How long would the press let a Republican president do this - ie turn off the debt clock? Without saying anything about it?
Mmmmmmmm. Mmmmmmmm. Mmmmmmmmm.
He stopped the seas and the debt from rising!
Most amazing man there’s ever been!
Looks like one of my doctor’s bills.
So, for 150 days it didn’t go up a penny nor down a penny. Uh, huh. Someone is lying BIG TIME.
Please, nobody tell Obama what come after a trillion........
Considering the debt had been rising like clockwork at $100 billion per month up until that point, expect that the actual debt at this point is $500 billion higher.
When they vote on the debt limit increase later tonight I wonder what the new limit will be given they start out a half trillion in the hole that they've yet to acknowledge.
“expect that the actual debt at this point is $500 billion higher.”
That must mean that they literally printed up $500 billion OR income exceeded expenses by that amount OR a combination of the two.
Anyone here believe they DIDN’T just print up the money?
Yes, I do.
They just added zeros to the ledger and pretended they printed the money.
Lets start that conversation by acknowledging we arent going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants... bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society. Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors. [but hes not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]
...by softening its edge on some volatile social issues and altering its image as the party always seemingly "eager to go to war... We do need to expand the party and grow the party and that does mean that we don't always all agree on every issue" ... the party needs to become more welcoming to individuals who disagree with basic Republican doctrine on emotional social issues such as gay marriage... "We're going to have to be a little hands off on some of these issues ... and get people into the party," Paul said.
... Given the most recent activity as of late perhaps the number 16,699,396,000,000 might signify the collective number of brain cells left withing the the US Congress, specifically the GOP.... but then I realized that if that were the case that number would have dropped exponentially over the past few weeks. So I am flummoxed to figure out what this thing signifies and why was it left frozen at that particular number for all to see? .... Hmmmmmm ..... Very curious.
They’ve admitted they’ve been raiding the TSP (civil-service “401k”) piggy bank, and that well runs dry tomorrow.
They need to hide that half-trillion; I’m guessing they’ll just add $100 billion times the number of months extension they’re adding.
The $500 billion won’t be recognized until after they’ve got a “final agreement”.
IOW, we had been past the debt ceiling since summer. Note, the country and the world economy didn’t collapse as all the elites were preaching. And NO ONE questioned it. The GOP-e didn’t and caved so this out of control spending can recklessly continue.
Is this just the debt ceiling, and therefore is meaningless?
Seems like this was planned months ago just like the thuggish behavior of the parks officers. I just have a hard time believing that the parks fiasco was not premeditated.
And lets not forget about the lack of chaplain service even thought it was to be preformed for free. Or how about the holding of the death benefit's for our fallen soldiers.
Lets face it the dems know how to play the weak GOP-e for suckers.
WE NEED NEW GOP LEADERSHIP AS THE CURRENT GOP HAS PROVEN INCOMPITANT!
Man, hell of a way to run a dog and pony show.
This was just the amount “on paper.”
Does anyone really know where all the money is and where are all off the accounts the money is kept?
Commie countries routinely make up their economic numbers...
Same idea behind never passing a budget - hide what you’re doing from the sheep.
Nyuk, Nyuk, Nyuk. We could probably get him to say that if we put it on the teleprompter.
Date Total Public Debt Outstanding